Skip navigation links

The Annual Undergraduate Education Awards. Honoring outstanding faculty/academic and support staff. Dedicated service. Leadership. Innovation.

The Office of Undergraduate Education proudly introduces annual awards to honor our team’s dedicated service, leadership, and innovation. Awards include the Vanguard: Exemplary Service Award, the Navigator: Leadership Award and the Trailblazer: Rising Star Award with categories for faculty/academic staff and support staff. Award recipients will receive $750 and be recognized during the All-Staff Undergraduate Education Meeting in the spring. Full award details are linked below.

The Vanguard: Exemplary Service Award

Recognizing outstanding employees who demonstrate exemplary job performance and a commitment to delivering excellent service to all at MSU.

Full details

The Navigator: Leadership Award

Recognizing outstanding employees who demonstrate leadership through building community, respect, stewardship, and advancing opportunity for others.

Full details

The Trailblazer: Rising Star Award

Recognizing the accomplishments and contributions of outstanding employees who have shown promise early in their Undergraduate Education career.

Full details

Past Award Recipients

Trailblazer: Rising Star Award

  • Angela Sharpe-Parker - Support Staff Award Recipient
  • Jimmy Hutchful - Faculty/Academic Staff Award Recipient

Navigator: Leadership Award

  • Ariel Arnold - Support Staff Award Recipient
  • Christina Bridges - Faculty/Academic Staff Award Recipient

Vanguard: Exemplary Service Award

  • Haida Lopez - Support Staff Award Recipient
  • Justin Bruner - Faculty/Academic Staff Award Recipient